In an exciting example of the facilitation prowess that UCRI (University of Cincinnati Research Institute) provides as it acts as the gateway between industry and UC smarts is the recent investment made by the Accelerant Fund and DDC into surgical instruments being developed by the Thompson Center and Standard Bariatrics. The fund will invest a half million dollars into research surrounding the commercialization of a medical stapler aimed at bringing higher levels of efficiency to weight loss surgeries. Dr. John Thompson of the Thompson Center and Standard Bariatrics has been developing the tool and plans to have it in market by 2017. Click here
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